The dream dictionary is a list from A to Z of common dream symbols and their meanings; it can help you to lucid dream and do dream interpretation.
Dreams on "S" Subjects
Dreams on "S" Subjects
Saddle To dream of saddles, foretells
news of a pleasant nature, also unannounced visitors. You
are also, probably, to take a trip which will prove
Safe To dream of seeing a safe,
denotes security from discouraging affairs of business and
love. To be trying to unlock a safe, you will be worried
over the failure of your plans not reaching quick maturity.
To find a safe empty, denotes trouble.
Saffron Saffron seen in a dream warns
you that you are entertaining false hopes, as bitter enemies
are interfering secretly with your plans for the future. To
drink a tea made from saffron, foretells that you will have
quarrels and alienations in your family.
Sage To dream of sage, foretells
thrift and economy will be practiced by your servants or
family. For a woman to think she has too much in her viands,
omens she will regret useless extravagance in love as well
Sailing To dream of sailing on calm
waters, foretells easy access to blissful joys, and immunity
from poverty and whatever brings misery. To sail on a small
vessel, denotes that your desires will not excel your power
of possessing them. See Ocean and Sea.
Sailor To dream of sailors, portends
long and exciting journeys. For a young woman to dream of
sailors, is ominous of a separation from her lover through a
frivolous flirtation. If she dreams that she is a sailor,
she will indulge in some un-maidenly escapade, and be in
danger of losing a faithful lover.
Salad To dream of eating salad,
foretells sickness and disagreeable people around you. For a
young woman to dream of making it, is a sign that her lover
will be changeable and quarrelsome.
Salmon Dreaming of salmon, denotes
that much good luck and pleasant duties will employ your
time. For a young woman to eat it, foretells that she will
marry a cheerful man, with means to keep her comfortable.
Salt Salt is an omen of discordant
surroundings when seen in dreams. You will usually find
after dreaming of salt that everything goes awry, and
quarrels and dissatisfaction show themselves in the family
circle. To salt meat, portends that debts and mortgages will
harass you. For a young woman to eat salt, she will be
deserted by her lover for a more beautiful and attractive
girl, thus causing her deep chagrin.
Saltpeter To dream of saltpeter,
denotes change in your living will add loss to some
Salve To dream of salve, denotes you
will prosper under adverse circumstances and convert enemies
Samples To dream of receiving
merchandise samples, denotes improvement in your business.
For a traveling man to lose his samples, implies he will
find himself embarrassed in business affairs, or in trouble
through love engagements. For a woman to dream that she is
examining samples sent her, denotes she will have chances to
vary her amusements.
Sand To dream of sand, is indicative
of famine and losses.
Sanskrit To dream of Sanskrit,
denotes that you will estrange yourself from friends in
order to investigate hidden subjects, taking up those
occupying the minds of cultured and progressive thinkers.
Sapphire To dream of sapphire, is
ominous of fortunate gain, and to woman, a wise selection in
Sardines To eat sardines in a dream,
foretells that distressing events will come unexpectedly
upon you. For a young woman to dream of putting them on the
table, denotes that she will be worried with the attentions
of a person who is distasteful to her.
Sardonyx To dream of sardonyx,
signifies gloomy surroundings will be cleared away by your
energetic overthrow of poverty. For a woman, this dream
denotes an increase in her possessions, unless she loses or
throws them away, then it might imply a disregard of
opportunities to improve her condition.
Sash To dream of wearing a sash,
foretells that you will seek to retain the affections of a
flirtatious person. For a young woman to buy one, she will
be faithful to her lover, and win esteem by her frank,
Satan To dream of Satan, foretells
that you will have some dangerous adventures, and you will
be forced to use strategy to keep up honorable appearances.
To dream that you kill him, foretells that you will desert
wicked or immoral companions to live upon a higher plane. If
he comes to you under the guise of literature, it should be
heeded as a warning against promiscuous friendships, and
especially flatterers. If he comes in the shape of wealth or
power, you will fail to use your influence for harmony, or
the elevation of others. If he takes the form of music, you
are likely to go down before his wiles. If in the form of a
fair woman, you will probably crush every kindly feeling you
may have for the caresses of this moral monstrosity. To feel
that you are trying to shield yourself from Satan, denotes
that you will endeavor to throw off the bondage of selfish
pleasure, and seek to give others their best deserts. See
Sausage To dream of making sausage,
denotes that you will be successful in many undertakings. To
eat them, you will have a humble, but pleasant home.
Saw To dream that you use a hand-saw,
indicates an energetic and busy time, and cheerful home
life. To see big saws in machinery, foretells that you will
superintend a big enterprise, and the same will yield fair
returns. For a woman, this dream denotes that she will be
esteemed, and her counsels will be heeded. To dream of rusty
or broken saws, denotes failure and accidents. To lose a
saw, you will engage in affairs which will culminate in
disaster. To hear the buzz of a saw, indicates thrift and
prosperity. To find a rusty saw, denotes that you will
probably restore your fortune. To carry a saw on your back,
foretells that you will carry large, but profitable,
Sawdust To dream of sawdust,
signifies that grievous mistakes will cause you distress and
quarreling in your home.
Scabbard To dream of a scabbard,
denotes some misunderstanding will be amicably settled. If
you wonder where your scabbard can be, you will have
overpowering difficulties to meet.
Scaffold To dream of a scaffold,
denotes that you will undergo keen disappointment in failing
to secure the object of your affection. To ascend one, you
will be misunderstood and censured by your friends for some
action, which you never committed. To descend one, you will
be guilty of wrong doing, and you will suffer the penalty.
To fall from one, you will be unexpectedly surprised while
engaged in deceiving and working injury to others.
Scaldhead To see any one with a
scaldhead in your dreams, there will be uneasiness felt over
the sickness or absence of some one near to you. If you
dream that your own head is thus afflicted, you are in
danger of personal illness or accidents.
Scalding To dream of being scalded,
portends that distressing incidents will blot out
Scales To dream of weighing on
scales, portends that justice will temper your conduct, and
you will see your prosperity widening. For a young woman to
weigh her lover, the indications are that she will find him
of solid worth, and faithfulness will balance her love.
Scandal To dream that you are an
object of scandal, denotes that you are not particular to
select good and true companions, but rather enjoy having
fast men and women contribute to your pleasure. Trade and
business of any character will suffer dullness after this
dream. For a young woman to dream that she discussed a
scandal, foretells that she will confer favors, which should
be sacred, to some one who will deceive her into believing
that he is honorably inclined. Marriage rarely follows
swiftly after dreaming of scandal.
Scarcity To dream of scarcity,
foretells sorrow in the household and failing affairs.
Scarlet Fever To dream of scarlet
fever, foretells you are in danger of sickness, or in the
power of an enemy. To dream a relative dies suddenly with
it, foretells you will be overcome by villainous treachery.
Scepter To imagine in your dreams
that you wield a scepter, foretells that you will be chosen
by friends to positions of trust, and you will not
disappoint their estimate of your ability. To dream that
others wield the scepter over you, denotes that you will
seek employment under the supervision of others, rather than
exert your energies to act for yourself.
School To dream of attending school,
indicates distinction in literary work. If you think you are
young and at school as in your youth, you will find that
sorrow and reverses will make you sincerely long for the
simple trusts and pleasures of days of yore. To dream of
teaching a school, foretells that you will strive for
literary attainments, but the bare necessities of life must
first be forthcoming. To visit the schoolhouse of your
childhood days, portends that discontent and discouraging
incidents overshadows the present.
School Teacher To dream of a school
teacher, denotes you are likely to enjoy learning and
amusements in a quiet way. If you are one, you are likely to
reach desired success in literary and other works.
Scissors To dream of scissors is an
unlucky omen wives will be jealous and distrustful of their
husbands, and sweethearts will quarrel and nag each other
into crimination and recrimination. Dullness will overcast
business horizons. To dream that you have your scissors
sharpened, denotes that you will work to do that which will
be repulsive to your feelings. To break them, there will be
quarrels, and probable separations for you. To lose them,
you will seek to escape from unpleasant tasks.
Scorpion To dream of a scorpion,
foretells that false friends will improve opportunities to
undermine your prosperity. If you fail to kill it, you will
suffer loss from an enemy's attack.
Scrap-book To dream of a scrap-book,
denotes disagreeable acquaintances will shortly be made.
Scratch To scratch others in your
dream, denotes that you will be ill tempered and
fault-finding in your dealings with others. If you are
scratched, you will be injured by the enmity of some
Scratch Head To dream that you
scratch your head, denotes strangers will annoy you by their
flattering attentions, which you will feel are only shown to
win favors from you.
Screech-owl To dream that you hear
the shrill startling notes of the screech-owl, denotes that
you will be shocked with news of the desperate illness, or
death of some dear friend.
Screw To dream of seeing screws,
denotes that tedious tasks must be performed, and
peevishness in companions must be combated. It also denotes
that you must be economical and painstaking.
Sculptor To dream of a sculptor,
foretells you will change from your present position to one
less lucrative, but more distinguished. For a woman to dream
that her husband or lover is a sculptor, foretells she will
enjoy favors from men of high position.
Scum To dream of scum, signifies
disappointment will be experienced by you over social
Scythe To dream of a scythe,
foretells accidents or sickness will prevent you from
attending to your affairs, or making journeys. An old or
broken scythe, implies separation from friends, or failure
in some business enterprise.
Sea To dream of hearing the lonely
sighing of the sea, foretells that you will be fated to
spend a weary and unfruitful life devoid of love and
comradeship. Dreams of the sea, prognosticate unfulfilled
anticipations, while pleasures of a material form are
enjoyed, there is an inward craving for pleasure that flesh
cannot requite. For a young woman to dream that she glides
swiftly over the sea with her lover, there will come to her
sweet fruition of maidenly hopes, and joy will stand guard
at the door of the consummation of changeless vows. See
Sea Foam For a woman to dream of sea
foam, foretells that indiscriminate and demoralizing
pleasures will distract her from the paths of rectitude. If
she wears a bridal veil of sea foam, she will engulf herself
in material pleasure to the exclusion of true refinement and
innate modesty. She will be likely to cause sorrow to some
of those dear to her, through their inability to gratify her
Seal To dream that you see seals,
denotes that you are striving for a place above your power
to maintain. Dreams of seals usually show that the dreamer
has high aspirations and discontent will harass him into
struggles to advance his position.
Seamstress To see a seamstress in a
dream, portends you will be deterred from making pleasant
visits by unexpected luck.
Seaport To dream of visiting a
seaport, denotes that you will have opportunities of
traveling and acquiring knowledge, but there will be some
who will object to your anticipated tours.
Seat To think, in a dream, that some
one has taken your seat, denotes you will be tormented by
people calling on you for aid. To give a woman your seat,
implies your yielding to some fair one's artfulness.
Secret Order To dream of any secret
order, denotes a sensitive and excited organism, and the
owner should cultivate practical and unselfish ideas and
they may soon have opportunities for honest pleasures, and
desired literary distinctions. There is a vision of selfish
and designing friendships for one who joins a secret order.
Young women should heed the counsel of their guardians, lest
they fall into discreditable habits after this dream. If a
young woman meets the head of the order, she should oppose
with energy and moral rectitude against allurements that are
set brilliantly and prominently before those of her sex. For
her to think her mother has joined the order, and she is
using her best efforts to have her mother repudiate her
vows, denotes that she will be full of love for her parents,
yet will wring their hearts with anguish by thoughtless
disobedience. To see or hear that the leader is dead,
foretells severe strains, and trials will eventually end in
Seducer For a young woman to dream of
being seduced, foretells that she will be easily influenced
by showy persons. For a man to dream that he has seduced a
girl, is a warning for him to be on his guard, as there are
those who will falsely accuse him. If his sweetheart appears
shocked or angry under these proposals, he will find that
the woman he loves is above reproach. If she consents, he is
being used for her pecuniary pleasures.
Seed To dream of seed, foretells
increasing prosperity, though present indications appear
Sentry To dream of a sentry, denotes
that you will have kind protectors, and your life will be
Serenade To hear a serenade in your
dream, you will have pleasant news from absent friends, and
your anticipations will not fail you. If you are one of the
serenaders, there are many delightful things in your future.
Serpents To dream of serpents, is
indicative of cultivated morbidity and depressed
surroundings. There is usually a disappointment after this
dream. See Snakes and Reptiles.
Servant To dream of a servant, is a
sign that you will be fortunate, despite gloomy appearances.
Anger is likely to precipitate you into useless worries and
quarrels. To discharge one, foretells regrets and losses. To
quarrel with one in your dream, indicates that you will,
upon waking, have real cause for censuring some one who is
derelict in duty. To be robbed by one, shows that you have
some one near you, who does not respect the laws of
Sewing To dream of sewing on new
garments, foretells that domestic peace will crown your
Shakers To dream of seeing members of
the sect called Shakers in a dream, denotes that you will
change in your business, and feel coldness growing towards
your sweetheart. If you imagine you belong to them, you will
unexpectedly renounce all former ties, and seek new
pleasures in distant localities.
Shakespeare To dream of Shakespeare,
denotes that unhappiness and despondency will work much
anxiety to momentous affairs, and love will be stripped of
passion's fever. To read Shakespeare's works, denotes that
you will unalterably attach yourself to literary
Shaking Hands For a young woman to
dream that she shakes hands with some prominent ruler,
foretells she will be surrounded with pleasures and
distinction from strangers. If she avails herself of the
opportunity, she will stand in high favor with friends. If
she finds she must reach up to shake hands, she will find
rivalry and opposition. If she has on gloves, she will
overcome these obstacles. To shake hands with those beneath
you, denotes you will be loved and honored for your kindness
and benevolence. If you think you or they have soiled hands,
you will find enemies among seeming friends. For a young
woman to dream of shaking hands with a decrepit old man,
foretells she will find trouble where amusement was sought.
Shampoo To dream of seeing shampooing
going on, denotes that you will engage in undignified
affairs to please others To have your own head shampooed,
you will soon make a secret trip, in which you will have
much enjoyment, if you succeed in keeping the real purport
from your family or friends.
Shanty To dream of a shanty, denotes
that you will leave home in the quest of health. This also
warns you of decreasing prosperity.
Shark To dream of sharks, denotes
formidable enemies. To see a shark pursuing and attacking
you, denotes that unavoidable reverses will sink you into
despondent foreboding. To see them sporting in clear water,
foretells that while you are basking in the sunshine of
women and prosperity, jealousy is secretly, but surely,
working you disquiet, and unhappy fortune. To see a dead
one, denotes reconciliation and renewed prosperity.
Shave To merely contemplate getting a
shave, in your dream, denotes you will plan for the
successful development of enterprises, but will fail to
generate energy sufficient to succeed.
Shaving To dream that you are being
shaved, portends that you will let imposters defraud you. To
shave yourself, foretells that you will govern your own
business and dictate to your household, notwithstanding that
the presence of a shrew may cause you quarrels. If your face
appears smooth, you will enjoy quiet, and your conduct will
hot be questioned by your companions. If old and rough,
there will be many squalls or, the matrimonial sea. If your
razor is dull and pulls your face, you will give your
friends cause to criticize your private life. If your beard
seems gray, you will be absolutely devoid of any sense of
justice to those having claims upon you. For a woman to see
men shaving, foretells that her nature will become sullied
by indulgence in gross pleasures. If she dreams of being
shaved, she will assume so much masculinity that men will
turn from her in disgust.
Shawl To dream of a shawl, denotes
that some one will offer you flattery and favor. To lose
your shawl, foretells sorrow and discomfort. A young woman
is in danger of being jilted by a good-looking man, after
Shears To see shears in your dream,
denotes that you will become miserly and disagreeable in
your dealings. To see them broken, you will lose friends and
standing by your eccentric demeanor.
Sheaves To dream of sheaves, denotes
joyful occasions. Prosperity holds before you a panorama of
delightful events, and fields of enterprise and fortunate
Sheep To dream of shearing them,
denotes a season of profitable enterprises will shower down
upon you. To see flocks of sheep, there will be much
rejoicing among farmers, and other trades will prosper. To
see them looking scraggy and sick, you will be thrown into
despair by the miscarriage of some plan, which promised rich
returns. To eat the flesh of sheep, denotes that ill-natured
persons will outrage your feelings. See
Sheet Iron To see sheet iron in your
dream, denotes you are unfortunately listening to the
admonition of others. To walk on it, signifies distasteful
engagements. Shells. To walk among and gather shells in your
dream, denotes extravagance. Pleasure will leave you naught
but exasperating regrets and memories. See
Shelter To dream that you are
building a shelter, signifies that you will escape the evil
designs of enemies. If you are seeking shelter, you will be
guilty of cheating, and will try to justify yourself.
Shelves To see empty shelves in
dreams, indicates losses and consequent gloom. Full shelves,
augurs happy contentment through the fulfillment of hope and
exertions. See Store.
Shepherd To see shepherds in your
dreams watching their flocks, portends bounteous crops and
pleasant relations for the farmer, also much enjoyment and
profit for others. To see them in idleness, foretells
sickness and bereavement.
Sheriff To dream of seeing a sheriff,
denotes that you will suffer great uneasiness over the
uncertain changes which loom up before you. To imagine that
you are elected sheriff or feel interested in the office,
denotes that you will participate in some affair which will
afford you neither profit nor honor. To escape arrest, you
will be able to further engage in illicit affairs. See
Ship To dream of ships, foretells honor and
unexpected elevation to ranks above your mode of life. To
hear of a shipwreck is ominous of a disastrous turn in
affairs. Your female friends will betray you. To lose your
life in one, denotes that you will have an exceeding close
call on your life or honor. To see a ship on her way through
a tempestuous storm, foretells that you will be unfortunate
in business transactions, and you will be perplexed to find
means of hiding some intrigue from the public, as your
partner in the affair will threaten you with betrayal. To
see others shipwrecked, you will seek in vain to shelter
some friend from disgrace and insolvency.
Shirt To dream of putting on your shirt, is a sign
that you will estrange yourself from your sweetheart by your
faithless conduct. To lose your shirt, augurs disgrace in
business or love. A torn shirt, represents misfortune and
miserable surroundings. A soiled shirt, denotes that
contagious diseases will confront you.
Shirt-studs To dream of shirt-studs, foretells you
will struggle to humor your pride, and will usually be
successful. If they are diamonds, and the center one is
larger than the others, you will enjoy wealth, or have an
easy time, surrounded by congenial friends.
Shoemaker To see a shoemaker in your dream, warns
you that indications are unfavorable to your advancement.
For a woman to dream that her husband or lover is a
shoemaker, foretells competency will be hers her wishes will
Shoes To dream of seeing your shoes ragged and
soiled, denotes that you will make enemies by your unfeeling
criticisms. To have them blacked in your dreams, foretells
improvement in your affairs, and some important event will
cause you satisfaction. New shoes, augur changes which will
prove beneficial. If they pinch your feet, you will be
uncomfortably exposed to the practical joking of the
fun-loving companions of your sex. To find them untied,
denotes losses, quarrels and ill-health. To lose them, is a
sign of desertion and divorces. To dream that your shoes
have been stolen during the night, but you have two pairs of
hose, denotes you will have a loss, but will gain in some
other pursuit. For a young woman to dream that her shoes are
admired while on her feet, warns her to be cautious in
allowing newly introduced people, and men of any kind, to
approach her in a familiar way.
Shooting To dream that you see or hear shooting,
signifies unhappiness between married couples and
sweethearts because of over-weaning selfishness, also
unsatisfactory business and tasks because of negligence. See
Shop To dream of a shop, denotes that you will be
opposed in every attempt you make for advancement by
scheming and jealous friends. See Store.
Shot To dream that you are shot, and are feeling
the sensations of dying, denotes that you are to meet
unexpected abuse from the ill feelings of friends, but if
you escape death by waking, you will be fully reconciled
with them later on. To dream that a preacher shoots you,
signifies that you will be annoyed by some friend advancing
views condemnatory to those entertained by yourself.
Shotgun To dream of a shotgun, foretells domestic
troubles and worry with children and servants. To shoot both
barrels of a double barreled shotgun, foretells that you
will meet such exasperating and unfeeling attention in your
private and public life that suave manners giving way under
the strain and your righteous wrath will be justifiable. See
Shoulder To dream of seeing naked shoulders,
foretells that happy changes will make you look upon the
world in a different light than formerly. To see your own
shoulders appearing thin, denotes that you will depend upon
the caprices of others for entertainment and pleasure.
Shovel To see a shovel in a dream, signifies
laborious but withal pleasant work will be undertaken. A
broken or old one, implies frustration of hopes.
Shower To dream that you are in a shower,
foretells that you will derive exquisite pleasure in the
study of creation and the proper placing of selfish
pleasures. See Rain.
Shrew To dream of a shrew, foretells that you will
have a task to keep some friend in a cheerful frame of mind,
and that you will unfit yourself for the experiences of
Shroud To dream of a shroud, denotes sickness and
its attendant distress and anxiety, coupled with the
machinations of the evil-minded and false friends. Business
will threaten decline after this dream. To see shrouded
corpses, denotes a multitude of misfortunes. To see a shroud
removed from a corpse, denotes that quarrels will result in
Sickness To dream of sickness, is a sign of
trouble and real sickness in your family. Discord is sure to
find entrance also. To dream of your own sickness, is a
warning to be unusually cautious of your person. To see any
of your family pale and sick, foretells that some event will
break unexpectedly upon your harmonious hearthstone.
Sickness is usually attendant upon this dream.
Side To dream of seeing only the side of any
object, denotes that some person is going to treat your
honest proposals with indifference. To dream that your side
pains you, there will be vexations in your affairs that will
gall your endurance. To dream that you have a fleshy,
healthy side, you will be successful in courtship and
Siege For a young woman to dream that she is in a
siege, and sees cavalry around her, denotes that she will
have serious drawbacks to enjoyments, but will surmount them
finally, and receive much pleasure and profit from seeming
Sieve To dream of a sieve, foretells some annoying
transaction will soon be made by you, which will probably be
to your loss. If the meshes are too small, you will have the
chance to reverse a decision unfavorable to yourself. If too
large, you will eventually lose what you have recently
Sigh To dream that you are sighing over any
trouble or sad event, denotes that you will have unexpected
sadness, but some redeeming brightness in your season of
trouble. To hear the sighing of others, foretells that the
misconduct of dear friends will oppress you with a weight of
Silk To dream of wearing silk clothes, is a sign
of high ambitions being gratified, and friendly relations
will be established between those who were estranged. For a
young woman to dream of old silk, denotes that she will have
much pride in her ancestors, and will be wooed by a wealthy,
but elderly person. If the silk is soiled or torn, she will
drag her ancestral pride in the slums of disgrace.
Silkworm If you dream of a silkworm, you will
engage in a very profitable work, which will also place you
in a prominent position. To see them dead, or cutting
through their cocoons, is a sign of reverses and trying
Silver To dream of silver, is a warning against
depending too largely on money for real happiness and
contentment. To find silver money, is indicative of
shortcomings in others. Hasty conclusions are too frequently
drawn by yourself for your own peace of mind. To dream of
silverware, denotes worries and unsatisfied desires.
Singing To hear singing in your dreams, betokens a
cheerful spirit and happy companions. You are soon to have
promising news from the absent. If you are singing while
everything around you gives promise of happiness, jealousy
will insinuate a sense of insincerity into your joyousness.
If there are notes of sadness in the song, you will be
unpleasantly surprised at the turn your affairs will take.
Ribald songs, signifies gruesome and extravagant waste.
Single For married persons to dream that they are
single, foretells that their union will not be harmonious,
and constant despondency will confront them.
Skate To dream that you are skating on ice,
foretells that you are in danger of losing employment, or
valuable articles. If you break through the ice, you will
have unworthy friends to counsel you. To see others skating,
foretells that disagreeable people will connect your name in
scandal with some person who admires you. To see skates,
denotes discord among your associates. To see young people
skating on roller skates, foretells that you will enjoy good
health, and feel enthusiastic over the pleasures you are
able to contribute to others.
Skeleton To dream of seeing a skeleton, is
prognostic of illness, misunderstanding and injury at the
hands of others, especially enemies. To dream that you are a
skeleton, is a sign that you are suffering under useless
worry, and should cultivate a milder disposition. If you
imagine that one haunts you, there will soon come to you a
shocking accident or death, or the trouble may take the form
of financial disaster.
Skull To dream of skulls grinning at you, is a
sign of domestic quarrels and jars. Business will feel a
shrinkage if you handle them. To see a friend's skull,
denotes that you will receive injury from a friend because
of your being preferred to him. To see your own skull,
denotes that you will be the servant of remorse.
Sky To dream of the sky, signifies distinguished
honors and interesting travel with cultured companions, if
the sky is clear. Otherwise, it portends blasted
expectations, and trouble with women. To dream of floating
in the sky among weird faces and animals, and wondering all
the while if you are really awake, or only dreaming,
foretells that all trouble, the most excruciating pain, that
reach even the dullest sense will be distilled into one drop
called jealousy, and will be inserted into your faithful
love, and loyalty will suffer dethronement. To see the sky
turn red, indicates that public disquiet and rioting may be
expected. See Heaven and
Slander To dream that you are slandered, is a sign
of your untruthful dealings with ignorance. If you slander
any one, you will feel the loss of friends through
Slaughter-house To dream of a slaughter-house,
denotes that you will be feared more than loved by your
sweetheart or mistress. Your business will divulge a private
drain, and there will be unkind insinuations. See
Sleep To dream of sleeping on clean, fresh beds,
denotes peace and favor from those whom you love. To sleep
in unnatural resting places, foretells sickness and broken
engagements. To sleep beside a little child, betokens
domestic joys and reciprocated love. To see others sleeping,
you will overcome all opposition in your pursuit for woman's
favor. To dream of sleeping with a repulsive person or
object, warns you that your love will wane before that of
your sweetheart, and you will suffer for your escapades. For
a young woman to dream of sleeping with her lover or some
fascinating object, warns her against yielding herself a
willing victim to his charms.
Sleigh To see a sleigh in your dreams, foretells
you will fail in some love adventure, and incur the
displeasure of a friend. To ride in one, foretells
injudicious engagements will be entered into by you.
Sliding To dream of sliding, portends
disappointments in affairs, and sweethearts will break vows.
To slide down a hillside covered with green grass, foretells
that you will be deceived into ruin by flattering promises.
Slighted To dream of slighting any person or
friend, denotes that you will fail to find happiness, as you
will cultivate a morose and repellent bearing. If you are
slighted, you will have cause to bemoan your unfortunate
Slippers To dream of slippers, warns you that you
are about to perform an unfortunate alliance or intrigue.
You are likely to find favor with a married person which
will result in trouble, if not scandal. To dream that your
slippers are much admired, foretells that you will be
involved in a flirtation, which will suggest disgrace.
Smallpox To see people with smallpox in your
dream, denotes unexpected and shocking sickness, and
probably contagion. You will meet failure in accomplishing
Smoke To dream of smoke, foretells that you will
be perplexed with doubts and fears. To be overcome with
smoke, denotes that dangerous persons are victimizing you
Snail Snails crawling in your dream, signifies
that unhealthful conditions surround you. To step on them,
denotes that you will come in contact with disagreeable
Snakes For a woman to dream that a dead snake is biting
her, foretells she will suffer from malice of a pretended
friend. To dream of snakes, is a foreboding of evil in its
various forms and stages. To see them wriggling and falling
over others, foretells struggles with fortune and remorse.
To kill them, you will feel that you have used every
opportunity of advancing your own interests, or respecting
that of others. You will enjoy victory over enemies. To walk
over them, you will live in constant fear of sickness, and
selfish persons will seek to usurp your place in your
companion's life. If they bite you, you will succumb to evil
influences, and enemies will injure your business. To dream
that a common spotted snake approaches you from green herbs,
and you quickly step aside as it passes you, and after you
had forgotten the incident to again see it approaching and
growing in dimensions as it nears you, finally taking on the
form of an enormous serpent if you then, after frantic
efforts, succeed in escaping its attack, and altogether lose
sight of it, it foretells that you will soon imagine you are
being disobeyed and slighted, and things will go on from bad
to worse. Sickness, uneasiness and unkindness will increase
to frightful proportions in your mind but they will adjust
themselves to a normal basis, and by the putting aside of
imaginary trouble, and masterfully shouldering duties, you
will be contented and repaid. To dream that a snake coils
itself around you and darts its tongue out at you, is a sign
that you will be placed in a position where you will be
powerless in the hands of enemies, and you will be attacked
with sickness. To handle them, you will use strategy to aid
in over-throwing opposition. To see hairs turn into snakes,
foretells that seeming insignificant incidents will make
distressing cares for you. If snakes turn into unnatural
shapes, you will have troubles which will be dispelled if
treated with indifference, calmness and will power. To see
or step on snakes while wading or bathing, denotes that
there will be trouble where unalloyed pleasure was
anticipated. To see them bite others, foretells that some
friend will be injured and criticized by you. To see little
snakes, denotes you will entertain persons with friendly
hospitality who will secretly defame you and work to
overthrow your growing prospects. To see children playing
with them, is a sign that you will be nonplussed to
distinguish your friends from your enemies. For a woman to
think a child places one on the back of her head, and she
hears the snake's hisses, foretells that she will be
persuaded to yield up some possession seemingly for her
good, but she will find out later that she has been
inveigled into an intrigue in which enemies will tantalize
her. To see snakes raising up their heads in a path just
behind your friend, denotes that you will discover a
conspiracy which has been formed to injure your friend and
also yourself. To think your friend has them under control,
denotes that some powerful agency will be employed in your
favor to ward off evil influences. For a woman to hypnotize
a snake, denotes your rights will be assailed, but you will
be protected by law and influential friends. See Serpents
Sneeze To dream that you sneeze, denotes that
hasty tidings will cause you to change your plans. To see or
hear others sneeze, some people will bore you with visits.
Snouts To dream of snouts, foretells dangerous
seasons for you. Enemies are surrounding you, and
difficulties will be numerous.
Snow To see snow in your dreams, denotes that
while you have no real misfortune, there will be the
appearance of illness, and unsatisfactory enterprises. To
find yourself in a snow storm, denotes sorrow and
disappointment in failure to enjoy some long-expected
pleasure. There always follows more or less discouragement
after this dream. If you eat snow, you will fail to realize
ideals. To see dirty snow, foretells that your pride will be
humbled, and you will seek reconciliation with some person
whom you held in haughty contempt. To see it melt, your
fears will turn into joy. To see large, white snowflakes
falling while looking through a window, foretells that you
will have an angry interview with your sweetheart, and the
estrangement will be aggravated by financial depression. To
see snowcapped mountains in the distance, warns you that
your longings and ambitions will bring no worthy
advancement. To see the sun shining through landscapes of
snow, foretells that you will conquer adverse fortune and
possess yourself of power. For a young woman to dream of
sleighing, she will find much opposition to her choice of a
lover, and her conduct will cause her much ill-favor. To
dream of snowballing, denotes that you will have to struggle
with dishonorable issues, and if your judgment is not well
grounded, you will suffer defeat. If snowbound or lost,
there will be constant waves of ill luck breaking in upon
Snuff To dream of snuff, signifies your enemies
are seducing the confidence of your friends. For a woman to
use it in her dreams, foretells complications which will
involve her separation from a favored friend.
Soap To dream of soap, foretells that friendships
will reveal interesting entertainment. Farmers will have
success in their varied affairs. For a young woman to be
making soap, omens a substantial and satisfactory competency
will be hers.
Socialist To see a socialist in your dreams, your
unenvied position among friends and acquaintances is
predicted. Your affairs will be neglected for other
Soda Fountain To dream of being at a soda
fountain, denotes pleasure and profit after many
exasperating experiences. To treat others to this and other
delectable iced drinks you will be rewarded in your efforts,
though the outlook appears full of contradictions.
Inharmonious environments, and desired results will be
Sold To dream that you have sold anything, denotes
that unfavorable business will worry you.
Soldiers To see soldiers marching in your dreams,
foretells for you a period of flagrant excesses, but at the
same time you will be promoted to elevations above rivals.
To see wounded soldiers, is a sign of the misfortune of
others causing you serious complications in your affairs.
Your sympathy will outstrip your judgment. To dream that you
are a worthy soldier, you will have literal fulfillment of
ideals. Women are in danger of disrepute if they find
themselves dreaming of soldiers.
Somnambulist To imagine while dreaming that you
are a somnambulist, portends that you will unwittingly
consent to some agreement of plans which will bring you
anxiety or ill fortune.
Son To dream of your son, if you have one, as
being handsome and dutiful, foretells that he will afford
you proud satisfaction, and will aspire to high honors. If
he is maimed, or suffering from illness or accident, there
is trouble ahead for you. For a mother to dream that her son
has fallen to the bottom of a well, and she hears cries, it
is a sign of deep grief, losses and sickness. If she rescues
him, threatened danger will pass away unexpectedly.
Soot If you see soot in your dreams, it means that
you will meet with ill success in your affairs. Lovers will
be quarrelsome and hard to please.
Sorcerer To dream of a sorcerer, foretells your
ambitions will undergo strange disappointments and change.
Sores To dream of seeing sores, denotes that
illness will cause you loss and mental distress. To dress a
sore, foretells that your personal wishes and desires will
give place to the pleasure of others. To dream of an infant
having a deep sore so that you can see the bone, denotes
that distressing and annoying incidents will detract from
your plans, and children will be threatened with contagion.
To dream of sores on yourself, portends early decay of
health and impaired mentality. Sickness and unsatisfactory
business will follow this dream.
Soul To dream of seeing your soul leaving your
body, signifies you are in danger of sacrificing yourself to
useless designs, which will dwarf your sense of honor and
cause you to become mercenary and uncharitable. For an
artist to see his soul in another, foretells he will gain
distinction if he applies himself to his work and leaves off
sentimental rles. To imagine another's soul is in you,
denotes you will derive solace and benefit from some
stranger who is yet to come into your life. For a young
woman musician to dream that she sees another young woman on
the stage clothed in sheer robes, and imagining it is her
own soul in the other person, denotes she will be outrivaled
in some great undertaking. To dream that you are discussing
the immortality of your soul, denotes you will improve
opportunities which will aid you in gaining desired
knowledge and pleasure of intercourse with intellectual
Soup To dream of soup, is a forerunner of good
tidings and comfort. To see others taking soup, foretells
that you will have many good chances to marry. For a young
woman to make soup, signifies that she will not be compelled
to do menial work in her household, as she will marry a
wealthy man. To drink oyster soup made of sweet milk, there
will be quarrels with some bad luck, but reconciliations
Sovereign To dream of a sovereign, denotes
increasing prosperity and new friends.
Sowing To dream that you are sowing seed,
foretells to the farmer fruitful promises, if he sows in new
ploughed soil. To see others sowing, much business activity
is portended, which will bring gain to all.
Spade To dream of a kind of shovel called spade,
denotes that you will have work to complete, which will give
you much annoyance in superintending. If you dream of cards
named spades, you will be enticed into follies which will
bring you grief and misfortune. For a gambler to dream that
spades are trumps, means that unfortunate deals will deplete
Sparrow To dream of sparrows, denotes that you
will be surrounded with love and comfort, and this will
cause you to listen with kindly interest to tales of woe,
and your benevolence will gain you popularity. To see them
distressed or wounded, foretells sadness.
Spectacles To dream of spectacles, foretells that
strangers will cause changes in your affairs. Frauds will be
practiced on your credulity. To dream that you see broken
spectacles, denotes estrangement caused by fondness for
Spice To dream of spice, foretells you will
probably damage your own reputation in search of pleasure.
For a young woman to dream of eating spice, is an omen of
deceitful appearances winning her confidence.
Spider To dream of a spider, denotes that you will
be careful and energetic in your labors, and fortune will be
amassed to pleasing proportions. To see one building its
web, foretells that you will be happy and secure in your own
home. To kill one, signifies quarrels with your wife or
sweetheart. If one bites you, you will be the victim of
unfaithfulness and will suffer from enemies in your
business. If you dream that you see many spiders hanging in
their webs around you, foretells most favorable conditions,
fortune, good health and friends. To dream of a large spider
confronting you, signifies that your elevation to fortune
will be swift, unless you are in dangerous contact. To dream
that you see a very large spider and a small one coming
towards you, denotes that you will be prosperous, and that
you will feel for a time that you are immensely successful
but if the large one bites you, enemies will steal away your
good fortune. If the little one bites you, you will be
harassed with little spites and jealousies. To imagine that
you are running from a large spider, denotes you will lose
fortune in slighting opportunities. If you kill the spider
you will eventually come into fair estate. If it afterwards
returns to life and pursues you, you will be oppressed by
sickness and wavering fortunes. For a young woman to dream
she sees gold spiders crawling around her, foretells that
her fortune and prospect for happiness will improve, and new
friends will surround her.
Spider-web To see spider-webs, denotes pleasant
associations and fortunate ventures.
Spinning To dream that you are spinning, means
that you will engage in some enterprise, which will be all
you could wish.
Spirit or Specter To see spirits in a dream,
denotes that some unexpected trouble will confront you. If
they are white-robed, the health of your nearest friend is
threatened, or some business speculation will be
disapproving. If they are robed in black, you will meet with
treachery and unfaithfulness. If a spirit speaks, there is
some evil near you, which you might avert if you would
listen to the counsels of judgment. To dream that you hear
spirits knocking on doors or walls, denotes that trouble
will arise unexpectedly. To see them moving draperies, or
moving behind them, is a warning to hold control over your
feelings, as you are likely to commit indiscretions.
Quarrels are also threatened. To see the spirit of your
friend floating in your room, foretells disappointment and
insecurity. To hear music supposedly coming from spirits,
denotes unfavorable changes and sadness in the household.
Spitting To dream of spitting, denotes unhappy
terminations of seemingly auspicious undertakings. For some
one to spit on you, foretells disagreements and alienation
Spleen To dream of spleen, denotes that you will
have a misunderstanding with some party who will injure you.
Splendor To dream that you live in splendor,
denotes that you will succeed to elevations, and will reside
in a different state to the one you now occupy. To see
others thus living, signifies pleasure derived from the
interest that friends take in your welfare.
Splinter To dream of splinters sticking into your
flesh, denotes that you will have many vexations from
members of your family or from jealous rivals. If while you
are visiting you stick a splinter in your foot, you will
soon make, or receive, a visit which will prove extremely
unpleasant. Your affairs will go slightly wrong through your
Sponges Sponges seen in a dream, denote that
deception is being practiced upon you. To use one in
erasing, you will be the victim of folly.
Spools To dream of spools of thread, indicates
some long and arduous tasks, but which when completed will
meet your most sanguine expectations. If they are empty,
there will be disappointments for you.
Spoons To see, or use, spoons in a dream, denotes
favorable signs of advancement. Domestic affairs will afford
contentment. To think a spoon is lost, denotes that you will
be suspicious of wrong doing. To steal one, is a sign that
you will deserve censure for your contemptible meanness in
your home. To dream of broken or soiled spoons, signifies
loss and trouble.
Spring To dream that spring is advancing, is a
sign of fortunate undertakings and cheerful companions. To
see spring appearing unnaturally, is a foreboding of
disquiet and losses.
Spur To dream of wearing spurs, denotes that you
will engage in some unpleasant controversy. To see others
with them on, foretells that enmity is working you trouble.
Spy To dream that spies are harassing you, denotes
dangerous quarrels and uneasiness. To dream that you are a
spy, denotes that you will make unfortunate ventures.
Spy-glass To dream that you are looking through a
spy-glass, denotes that changes will soon occur to your
disadvantage. To see a broken or imperfect one, foretells
unhappy dissensions and loss of friends.
Squall To dream of squalls, foretells
disappointing business and unhappiness.
Squinting To dream that you see some person with
squinting eyes, denotes that you will be annoyed with
unpleasant people. For a man to dream that his sweetheart,
or some good-looking girl, squints her eyes at him,
foretells that he is threatened with loss by seeking the
favors of women. For a young woman to have this dream about
men, she will be in danger of losing her fair reputation.
Squirrel To dream of seeing squirrels, denotes
that pleasant friends will soon visit you. You will see
advancement in your business also. To kill a squirrel,
denotes that you will be unfriendly and disliked. To pet
one, signifies family joy. To see a dog chasing one,
foretells disagreements and unpleasantness among friends.
Stable To dream of a stable, is a sign of fortune
and advantageous surroundings. To see a stable burning
denotes successful changes, or it may be seen in actual
Stag To see stags in your dream, foretells that
you will have honest and true friends, and will enjoy
Stage Driver To dream of a stage driver, signifies
you will go on a strange journey in quest of fortune and
Stain To see stain on your hands, or clothing,
while dreaming, foretells that trouble over small matters
will assail you. To see a stain on the garments of others,
or on their flesh, foretells that some person will betray
Stairs To dream of passing up a stairs, foretells
good fortune and much happiness. If you fall down stairs,
you will be the object of hatred and envy. To walk down, you
will be unlucky in your affairs, and your lovemaking will be
unfavorable. To see broad, handsome stairs, foretells
approaching riches and honors. To see others going down
stairs, denotes that unpleasant conditions will take the
place of pleasure. To sit on stair steps, denotes a gradual
rise in fortune and delight.
Stall To dream of a stall, denotes impossible
results from some enterprise will be expected by you.
Stallion To dream of a stallion, foretells
prosperous conditions are approaching you, in which you will
hold a position which will confer honor upon you. To dream
you ride a fine stallion, denotes you will rise to position
and affluence in a phenomenal way however, your success will
warp your morality and sense of justice. To see one with the
rabies, foretells that wealthy surroundings will cause you
to assume arrogance, which will be distasteful to your
friends, and your pleasures will be deceitful.
Stammer To dream that you stammer in your
conversation, denotes that worry and illness will threaten
your enjoyment. To hear others stammer, foretells that
unfriendly persons will delight in annoying you and giving
you needless worry.
Standard-bearer To dream that you are a
standard-bearer, denotes that your occupation will be
pleasant, but varied. To see others acting as
standard-bearers, foretells that you will be jealous and
envious of some friend.
Stars To dream of looking upon clear, shining
stars, foretells good health and prosperity. If they are
dull or red, there is trouble and misfortune ahead. To see a
shooting or falling star, denotes sadness and grief. To see
stars appearing and vanishing mysteriously, there will be
some strange changes and happenings in your near future. If
you dream that a star falls on you, there will be a
bereavement in your family. To see them rolling around on
the earth, is a sign of formidable danger and trying times.
Starving To dream of being in a starving
condition, portends unfruitful labors and a dearth of
friends. To see others in this condition, omens misery and
dissatisfaction with present companions and employment.
Statues To see statues in dreams, signifies
estrangement from a loved one. Lack of energy will cause you
disappointment in realizing wishes.
Stealing To dream of stealing, or of seeing others
commit this act, foretells bad luck and loss of character.
To be accused of stealing, denotes that you will be
misunderstood in some affair, and suffer there from, but you
will eventually find that this will bring you favor. To
accuse others, denotes that you will treat some person with
Steeple To see a steeple rising from a church, is
a harbinger of sickness and reverses. A broken one, points
to death in your circle, or friends. To climb a steeple,
foretells that you will have serious difficulties, but will
surmount them. To fall from one, denotes losses in trade and
Step-sister To dream of a step-sister, denotes you
will have unavoidable care and annoyance upon you.
Steps To dream that you ascend steps, denotes that
fair prospects will relieve former anxiety. To descend them,
you may look for misfortune. To fall down them, you are
threatened with unexpected failure in your affairs. See
Stethoscope To dream of a stethoscope, foretells
calamity to your hopes and enterprises. There will be
troubles and recriminations in love.
Sticks To dream of sticks, is an unlucky omen.
Stillborn To dream of a stillborn infant, denotes
that some distressing incident will come before your notice.
Stilts To dream of walking on stilts, denotes that
your fortune is in an insecure condition. To fall from them,
or feel them break beneath you, you will be precipitated
into embarrassments by trusting your affairs to the care of
Sting To feel that any insect stings you in a
dream, is a foreboding of evil and unhappiness. For a young
woman to dream that she is stung, is ominous of sorrow and
remorse from over-confidence in men.
Stockings To dream of stockings, denotes that you
will derive pleasure from dissolute companionship. For a
young woman to see her stockings ragged, or worn, foretells
that she will be guilty of unwise, if not immoral conduct.
To dream that she puts on fancy stockings, she will be fond
of the attention of men, and she should be careful to whom
she shows preference. If white ones appear to be on her
feet, she is threatened with woeful disappointment or
illness. See Knitting.
Stone To see stones in your dreams, foretells
numberless perplexities and failures. To walk among rocks,
or stones, omens that an uneven and rough pathway will be
yours for at least a while. To make deals in ore-bearing
rock lands, you will be successful in business after many
lines have been tried. If you fail to profit by the deal,
you will have disappointments. If anxiety is greatly felt in
closing the trade, you will succeed in buying or selling
something that will prove profitable to you. Small stones or
pebbles, implies that little worries and vexations will
irritate you. If you throw a stone, you will have cause to
admonish a person. If you design to throw a pebble or stone
at some belligerent person, it denotes that some evil feared
by you will pass because of your untiring attention to right
principles. See Rock.
Stone Mason To see stone masons at work while
dreaming, foretells disappointment. To dream that you are a
stone mason, portends that your labors will be unfruitful,
and your companions will be dull and uncongenial.
Storage Battery To dream of a storage battery,
opportune speculations will return you handsome gains.
Store To dream of a store filled with merchandise,
foretells prosperity and advancement. An empty one, denotes
failure of efforts and quarrels. To dream that your store is
burning, is a sign of renewed activity in business and
pleasure. If you find yourself in a department store, it
foretells that much pleasure will be derived from various
sources of profit. To sell goods in one, your advancement
will be accelerated by your energy and the efforts of
friends. To dream that you sell a pair of soiled, gray
cotton gloves to a woman, foretells that your opinion of
women will place you in hazardous positions. If a woman has
this dream, her preference for some one of the male sex will
not be appreciated very much by him.
Storm To see and hear a storm approaching,
foretells continued sickness, unfavorable business, and
separation from friends, which will cause added distress. If
the storm passes, your affliction will not be so heavy. See
Straw If you dream of straw, your life is
threatened with emptiness and failure. To see straw piles
burning, is a signal of prosperous times. To feed straw to
stock, foretells that you will make poor provisions for
those depending upon you.
Strawberries To dream of strawberries, is
favorable to advancement and pleasure. You will obtain some
long wished-for object. To eat them, denotes requited love.
To deal in them, denotes abundant harvest and happiness.
Street To dream that you are walking in a street,
foretells ill luck and worries. You will almost despair of
reaching the goal you have set up in your aspirations. To be
in a familiar street in a distant city, and it appears dark,
you will make a journey soon, which will not afford the
profit or pleasure contemplated. If the street is
brilliantly lighted, you will engage in pleasure, which will
quickly pass, leaving no comfort. To pass down a street and
feel alarmed lest a thug attack you, denotes that you are
venturing upon dangerous ground in advancing your pleasure
Street-poster To dream that you are a
street-poster, denotes that you will undertake some
unpleasant and unprofitable work. To see street-posters at
work, foretells disagreeable news.
Struggling To dream of struggling, foretells that
you will encounter serious difficulties, but if you gain the
victory in your struggle, you will also surmount present
Stumble If you stumble in a dream while walking or
running, you will meet with disfavor, and obstructions will
bar your path to success, but you will eventually surmount
them, if you do not fall.
Stumps To dream of a stump, foretells you are to
have reverses and will depart from your usual mode of
living. To see fields of stumps, signifies you will be
unable to defend yourself from the encroachments of
adversity. To dig or pull them up, is a sign that you will
extricate yourself from the environment of poverty by
throwing off sentiment and pride and meeting the realities
of life with a determination to overcome whatever opposition
you may meet.
Suckle To see the young taking suckle, denotes
contentment and favorable conditions for success is
unfolding to you. See Nursing.
Suffocating To dream that you are suffocating, denotes
that you will experience deep sorrow and mortification at
the conduct of some one you love. You should be careful of
your health after this dream. See Smoke.
Sugar To dream of sugar, denotes that you will be
hard to please in your domestic life, and will entertain
jealousy while seeing no cause for aught but satisfaction
and secure joys. There may be worries, and your strength and
temper taxed after this dream. To eat sugar in your dreams,
you will have unpleasant matters to contend with for a
while, but they will result better than expected. To price
sugar, denotes that you are menaced by enemies. To deal in
sugar and see large quantities of it being delivered to you,
you will barely escape a serious loss. To see a cask of
sugar burst and the sugar spilling out, foretells a slight
loss. To hear a man singing while unloading sugar, some
seemingly insignificant affair will bring you great benefit,
either in business or social states.
Sugar-tongs To dream of sugar-tongs, foretells
that disagreeable tidings of wrong-doings will be received
Suicide To commit suicide in a dream, foretells
that misfortune will hang heavily over you. To see or hear
others committing this deed, foretells that the failure of
others will affect your interests. For a young woman to
dream that her lover commits suicide, her disappointment by
the faithlessness of her lover is accentuated.
Sulphur To dream of sulphur, warns you to use much
discretion in your dealings, as you are threatened with foul
play. To see sulphur burning, is ominous of great care
attendant upon your wealth. To eat sulphur, indicates good
health and consequent pleasure.
Sun To dream of seeing a clear, shining sunrise,
foretells joyous events and prosperity, which give
delightful promises. To see the sun at noontide, denotes the
maturity of ambitions and signals unbounded satisfaction. To
see the sunset, is prognostic of joys and wealth passing
their zenith, and warns you to care for your interests with
renewed vigilance. A sun shining through clouds, denotes
that troubles and difficulties are losing hold on you, and
prosperity is nearing you. If the sun appears weird, or in
an eclipse, there will be stormy and dangerous times, but
these will eventually pass, leaving your business and
domestic affairs in better forms than before.
Sunshade To dream of seeing young girls carrying
sunshades, foretells prosperity and exquisite delights. A
broken one, foretells sickness and death to the young.
Surgeon To dream of a surgeon, denotes you are
threatened by enemies who are close to you in business. For
a young woman, this dream promises a serious illness from
which she will experience great inconvenience.
Surgical Instruments To see surgical instruments
in a dream, foretells dissatisfaction will be felt by you at
the indiscreet manner a friend manifests toward you.
Swallow To dream of swallows, is a sign of peace
and domestic harmony. To see a wounded or dead one,
signifies unavoidable sadness.
Swamp To walk through swampy places in dreams,
foretells that you will be the object of adverse
circumstances. Your inheritance will be uncertain, and you
will undergo keen disappointments in your love matters. To
go through a swamp where you see clear water and green
growths, you will take hold on prosperity and singular
pleasures, the obtaining of which will be attended with
danger and intriguing. See Marsh.
Swan To dream of seeing white swans floating upon
placid waters, foretells prosperous outlooks and delightful
experiences. To see a black swan, denotes illicit pleasure,
if near clear water. A dead swan, foretells satiety and
discontentment, To see them flying, pleasant anticipations
will be realized soon.
Swearing To dream of swearing, denotes some
unpleasant obstructions in business. A lover will have cause
to suspect the faithfulness of his affianced after this
dream. To dream that you are swearing before your family,
denotes that disagreements will soon be brought about by
your un-loyal conduct.
Sweeping To dream of sweeping, denotes that you
will gain favor in the eyes of your husband, and children
will find pleasure in the home. If you think the floors need
sweeping, and you from some cause neglect them, there will
be distresses and bitter disappointments awaiting you in the
approaching days. To servants, sweeping is a sign of
disagreements and suspicion of the intentions of others.
Sweet Oil Sweet oil in dreams, implies considerate
treatment will be withheld from you in some unfortunate
Sweet Taste To dream of any kind of a sweet taste
in your mouth, denotes you will be praised for your pleasing
conversation and calm demeanor in a time of commotion and
distress. To dream that you are trying to get rid of a sweet
taste, foretells that you will oppress and deride your
friends, and will incur their displeasure.
Sweetheart To dream that your sweetheart is
affable and of pleasing physique, foretells that you will
woo a woman who will prove a joy to your pride and will
bring you a good inheritance. If she appears otherwise, you
will be discontented with your choice before the marriage
vows are consummated. To dream of her as being sick or in
distress, denotes that sadness will be intermixed with joy.
If you dream that your sweetheart is a corpse, you will have
a long period of doubt and unfavorable fortune. See
Swelling To dream that you see yourself swollen,
denotes that you will amass fortune, but your egotism will
interfere with your enjoyment. To see others swollen,
foretells that advancement will meet with envious
Swimming To dream of swimming, is an augury of
success if you find no discomfort in the act. If you feel
yourself going down, much dissatisfaction will present
itself to you. For a young woman to dream that she is
swimming with a girl friend who is an artist in swimming,
foretells that she will be loved for her charming
disposition, and her little love affairs will be condoned by
her friends. To swim under water, foretells struggles and
anxieties. See Diving and
Swiss Cheese To dream of Swiss cheese, foretells
that you will come into possession of substantial property,
and healthful amusements will be enjoyed.
Switch To dream of a switch, foretells changes and
misfortune. A broken switch, foretells disgrace and trouble.
To dream of a railroad switch, denotes that travel will
cause you much loss and inconvenience. To dream of a switch,
signifies you will meet discouragements in momentous
Sword To dream that you wear a sword, indicates
that you will fill some public position with honor. To have
your sword taken from you, denotes your vanquishment in
rivalry. To see others bearing swords, foretells that
altercations will be attended with danger. A broken sword,
Sybil To dream of a Sybil, foretells that you will
enjoy assignations and other demoralizing pleasures.
Symphony To dream of symphonies, heralds
delightful occupations. See Music.
Synagogue To dream of a synagogue, foretells that
you have enemies powerfully barricading your entrance into
fortune's realms. If you climb to the top on the outside,
you will overcome oppositions and be successful. If you read
the Hebrew inscription on a synagogue, you will meet
disaster, but will eventually rebuild your fortunes with
renewed splendor. See Church.
Syringe To dream of a syringe, denotes that false
alarm of the gravity of a relative's condition will reach
you. To see a broken one, foretells you are approaching a
period of ill health or worry over slight mistakes in